Tired of the hectic pace of 1970s New York, the acclaimed graphic designer Tomi Ungerer and his wife Yvonne relocated to an isolated peninsula in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Fondly remembered as a TV presenter, this cropped-blonde Scot was a tough-talking broadcaster and journalist in a time of Eighties "yoof" programming, and later appeared on our screens marching up mountains, enthusing about fell walking. What few viewers suspected was that Muriel Gray had a secret life as the author of several terrific (and terrifically creepy) supernatural thrillers.
Holders Australia eased to an seven-wicket win over Canada in the World Cup Group A today with openers Shane Watson and Brad Haddin getting some useful practice on a perfect batting pitch.
Sri Lanka 332-7 Canada 122
As the number of children kidnapped by a parent soars by 40 per cent, the search for Pearl, now aged six, intensifies.
Triple-jump veteran rejoins Idowu and Tamgho in race to follow a legend over the magical 18-metre mark
Steve Cotterill faces an extraordinary challenge at Portsmouth: to arrest his stricken team's dramatic slide with only 15 players
You may be familiar with the Be Good Tanyas: charming, literary all-female Canadian retro-folkies.
Amy Williams arrived back in London last night admitting her gold medal at the Vancouver Games felt "absolutely amazing".
Suddenly the glory of Amy Williams' skeleton gold looked, well, skeletal as Britain's Winter Olympics slid away on what had looked the most promising of the ice.
Nicola Minichiello's hopes of claiming Olympic gold on the same Whistler track as Amy Williams suffered a blow when she trailed in 10th place after the first two runs of the women's bobsleigh.
Amy Williams roared to Britain's first Olympic gold medal in an individual winter event since 1980 in the women's skeleton last night but had an anxious wait before Canada had an appeal against her helmet rejected.
I meet Norman Tebbit, that old icon of the Right, loyal keeper of the Thatcher faith and now Baron Tebbit of Chingford, in the central lobby at the Houses of Parliament.
The celebrated writer's new novel is another dystopian tale of environmental catastrophe, but in person she is far from gloomy
A love that pulses in the killing fields